Chandigarh: Punjab government has launched an insurance scheme for anganwari workers in the state. The yearly premium is Rs 280, out of which Rs 200 is to be provided by the government and Rs 80 is to be contributed by the worker, an official spokesman said in Chandigarh on Sunday.
Under this scheme, an amount of Rs 30,000 would be given in case of natural death, Rs 75,000 in case of accidental death, Rs 37,500 in case of partial disability due to accident and Rs 75,000 in case of complete disability.
Besides, children of the insured members studying in class 9th to 12th, would be given scholarship of Rs 1,200 per annum.


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